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1 Dead in Listeria Outbreak Tied to Packaged Lettuce

Some Dole salads are recalled

(Newser) - Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC said 12 people in six states have been hospitalized in the outbreak since July after eating salads sold under the names Dole, Fresh... More »

Dole Recalls Spinach Over Salmonella Risk

Sample tested from bag triggers move

(Newser) - Dole is recalling some bags of spinach because of a salmonella risk, reports Food Safety News . No illnesses have been reported, but a sample from a bag tested in Michigan turned up positive for the disease. The particulars: The bags in question are marked "Dole Spinach" and coded A27409B... More »

Inside This Billionaire's Quest for His 125th Birthday

David Murdock spending more than $500 million to unlock health secrets

(Newser) - The 87-year-old billionaire David Murdock is putting his money where his mouth is—literally, investing more than $500 million to construct the North Carolina Research Campus, a cutting edge food research center that he says will help him live to 125. Murdock, who also owns Dole, the world’s largest... More »

Dole Recalls Lettuce in E. Coli Scare

Bacteria discovered in salad mix distributed in US and Canada

(Newser) - Dole recalled bags of salad yesterday after some of the lettuce tested positive for E. coli in Canada. The bags of Hearts Delight salad were sold throughout the US and Canada and had an expiration date of Sept. 19. There have been no reports of illness, and Dole officials said... More »

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